Semi Truck Rollover Accident On I-94 Near Wadsworth

There was a semi truck rollover accident Saturday afternoon (May 13, 2017) from which the truck driver suffered life-threatening injuries.  The accident happened on Interstate 94 near Russell Road outside of Wadsworth.

According to information provided by The Newport Township Fire Protection District, the crash involved a semi tractor-trailer driver losing control of the truck.  The truck then rolled over a guardrail on Interstate 94 outside of Wadsworth.  First responders went to the accident scene at approximately 2:26 p.m.

The truck driver had to be extracted from the truck, and then he was taken to St. Catherine’s Medical Center in Pleasant Prairie for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was then airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.  His injuries were considered to be life-threatening in nature.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County truck accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the May 14, 2017 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Semitrailer driver in critical condition after I-94 rollover” as well as the May 13 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Semi driver injured in roll-over crash near Wadsworth.”


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